Rush to enter Singapore

Indonesian travellers arriving at Changi Airport from Jakarta yesterday. Some said they had rushed to book the next flight to Singapore following the announcement on Sunday that Asean nationals will have to obtain the approval of the Ministry of Heal
ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Indonesian travellers arriving at Changi Airport from Jakarta yesterday. Some said they had rushed to book the next flight to Singapore following the announcement on Sunday that Asean nationals will have to obtain the approval of the Ministry of Health (MOH) before they will be allowed to travel here, in the latest restrictions that took effect at 11.59pm yesterday. MOH said it has seen imported cases entering Singapore for medical care, imposing a burden on healthcare resources.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 17, 2020, with the headline 'Rush to enter Singapore'. Print Edition | Subscribe